Whether it's a small grant to a local school or a large grant to a hunger relief organization working across several states, Walmart engages in opportunities that align with the Walmart Foundation's key areas of focus: Hunger Relief & Healthy Eating, Sustainability, Women's Economic Empowerment and Career Opportunity.
Globally, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation gave more than $1 billion in cash and in-kind contributions during fiscal year ending Jan. 31, 2013.
The Community Grant Program awards grants of $250 to $2,500 through Walmart stores, Sam's Clubs and Logistics facilities. Eligible nonprofit organizations must operate within the service area of the facility from which they are requesting funding.
Before applying, please note:
- The application deadline to apply for the 2014 cycle is December 31, 2014.
- The Community Grants Program awards grants of $250 to $2,500.
- Organizations eligible to apply must meet one of the following criteria: An organization holding a current tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3), (4), (6) or (19) of the Internal Revenue Code; A recognized government entity: state, county, or city agency, including law enforcement or fire departments, that are requesting funds exclusively for public purposes; A K-12 public or private school, charter school, community/junior college, state/private college or university; or A church or other faith-based organization with a proposed project that benefits the community at large.
- Applications must be completed in full and submitted online to be considered.
- Submitting an online application does not guarantee funding.
- The facility manager and the grant administrator reserve the right to adjust the amount awarded to each organization without prior notice.
Please read the Community Grant Guidelines before beginning your application.
More information is available on the foundation's website here.